Changing Server 2012 R2 edition

Have you ever installed OS just to realize that you have picked wrong ISO and instead of Datacenter Ed you have installed Standard Ed?
Luckily there is an easy and quick fix:

This will confirm your edition:

dism.exe /online /Get-CurrentEdition

This will tell you if you can change to ServerDatacenter edition

dism.exe /online /Get-TargetEditions

And with this line you change the edition (you need to use the provided by Microsoft setup key

dism.exe /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /AcceptEula /ProductKey:W3GGN-FT8W3-Y4M27-J84CP-Q3VJ9


then restart and activate with your license key.

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